A 25-year-old East Palo Alto was arrested for driving under the influence that caused a fatal accident.
According to Mercury News, Leylani Simmons was driving a Jeep Cherokee erratically when she crashed her vehicle, killing 22-year-old Lorina L. Veamatahau. Simmons records showed that she had a previous DUI conviction. Simmons, who was injured during the accident and taken to the Stanford Hospital, was arrested late Monday night for homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in great bodily injury or death. On top of this, Simmons was also with a no-bail warrant for reckless driving, defrauding an innkeeper and a $5,000 warrant for driving with a suspended license.